Alex Moyer is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. He represents clients in a variety of sectors and industries, including consumer, hospitality and leisure, technology, financial services, and healthcare, on the full spectrum of privacy and cybersecurity matters with an eye towards the risks and benefits companies face from both the legal and business perspectives. Mr. Moyer regularly offers clients strategic counsel involving complex privacy and cybersecurity legal and regulatory frameworks, including the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornographic and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state privacy and cybersecurity frameworks, and industry self-regulatory codes.

Mr. Moyer also advises clients on incident response strategy and crisis management, and assists companies of all sizes that have experienced data breaches conduct in-depth investigations and navigate complicated regulatory obligations. He also has extensive experience analyzing privacy and data security issues related to private equity and M&A transactions. Mr. Moyer has also dedicated significant time to pro bono efforts to advise non-profit organizations on an array of privacy and cybersecurity issues.

Mr. Moyer is designated as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2019, Mr. Moyer was an associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, where he focused on privacy, cybersecurity, and communications law.

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Mr. Moyer advises clients in a variety of industries on a multitude of privacy and cybersecurity issues, including consumer privacy, financial privacy, healthcare privacy, and comprehensive data protection. Mr. Moyer has actively assisted with providing CCPA compliance advice to clients, including analyzing proposed regulations, drafting and updating privacy policies, developing internal processes, negotiating contractual arrangements, and preparing guidelines on responding to consumer rights requests. He has also frequently worked to assist U.S. and multinational companies understand their obligations under the EU’s GDPR and craft compliant contractual arrangements, internal processes, and cross-border data transfer mechanisms.

Mr. Moyer has counseled diverse clients on their compliance with broad privacy and consumer protection frameworks, including the FTC’s Section 5 authority, and more narrowly tailored statutes, such as COPPA, U.S. marketing laws (including CAN-SPAM and TCPA), and state biometric data laws. He has also worked closely with companies subject to industry-specific regulatory regimes, such as those in the financial and healthcare space. Mr. Moyer has assisted financial institutions draft GLBA-compliant privacy notices and ensure their data sharing arrangements adhere to the GLBA’s limitations, and provided hands-on guidance to a systemically important financial market utility seeking to bolster its compliance with applicable SEC and CFTC frameworks. He also has analyzed the myriad HIPAA obligations for covered entities, business associates, and health tech companies to account for novel uses and sharing of health information, and drafted appropriate contractual language to ensure HIPAA compliance.

With an understanding of the regulatory and business risks, Mr. Moyer has routinely counseled clients on devising and operationalizing privacy and data security programs, drafting website privacy policies and terms of use, negotiating data sharing agreements, and responding to law enforcement requests. Mr. Moyer has also provided advice regarding incident response strategy and preparedness and, for companies who have fallen victim to a breach, has assisted in investigations and counseled clients through the complex process of notifying customers, affected individuals, and regulators. Throughout his career, Mr. Moyer has performed privacy and data security due diligence and negotiated transaction documents in connection with more than 250 deals for public and private companies and private equity investments.

Professional Activities

Mr. Moyer is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and holds a CIPP/US certification. He is also a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association.

Professional Experience

While in law school, Mr. Moyer worked as a legal intern for the Washington Nationals Baseball Club. He also was a student attorney at D.C. Law Students in Court (now known as Rising for Justice), representing indigent clients in D.C. housing court.


Mr. Moyer was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2021: Ones to Watch. 

While attending law school, Mr. Moyer was a Managing Editor of the George Washington Law Review and a George Washington Scholar.


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J.D., 2015
The George Washington University Law School
(high honors, Order of the Coif)
B.A., Economics & Political Science, 2010
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor



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